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The authors offer a Canadian perspective on the recommendations outlined in the article "Educating Industrial-Organizational Psychologists for Science and Practice: Where Do We Go From Here?" by Zinta S. Byrne and colleagues. They offer views on issues related to industrial-organizational (I-O) psyc...
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This paper take us through the history of culture research with five top researchers in the field and how their culture theories are structured and the debate that has occurred on the application of cultural dimensions. This paper takes the unique perspective of corporate boards and considerations r...
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This paper presents a strategic plan for a private manufacturing firm in China. The study uses the strategy management process of Barney (2011) as a framework to practice a strategy reconstruction of URANUS, a Chinese hydraulic manufacturer that has twenty years of operation. The process includes a ...
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Four Seasons Hotels management proclaims an over-arching philosophy of the “Golden Rule” as part of their corporate strategy. Given this forthright perspective, the firm is likely to value Honesty-Humility within their management team, and this doctrine is expected to be sustained and visible ac...
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This research project is an environmental scan of the programs designed to overcome barriers to accessing post-secondary education in Canada, with a particular focus on the Maritime Provinces. The economic importance of education is critical to a jurisdiction’s prosperity; not only on a financial ...
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Mental health has been a hot topic in the media, with campaigns such as Bell’s “Let’s Talk” generating hundreds of millions of twitter impressions and high profile leaders such as Senator Romeo Delaire speaking publically about their experiences. Mental health issues in the workplace have be...
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In 2012, CompX Diagnostics Canada (CompX Canada) was introduced to the concepts of kaizen and lean by employees from Company X Chemical Company Limited (CompX) headquarters in Japan. Although CompX Canada is in the early stages of lean implementation, having rolled out only a few lean initiatives to...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Sport PEI Active Start program and measure the combined and separate value of training and resourcing early childhood educators. Methods: Early childhood education centres (n=8) were assigned within four different interventions o...
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Purpose of the Study This study aims to provide a deeper understanding of the types of courses being offered by MOOCs, and the course presentation used on each platform as found during the period of study. Deeper understanding of the structure and content of each course may give insight to unive...
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The weekend effect is a widely studied but incompletely understood financial phenomenon. An analysis of the previously reported weekend effect with the VIX index (a measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500) was completed. The analysis demonstrated that while there is an overall weekend effect wi...
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The sabbatical is a long-established tradition in academic settings, but it has become more common-place as an employment benefit in the private sector. With today’s workforce facing mounting responsibilities at work and at home, and under increasing pressure to perform with fewer resources and se...
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The purpose of this systematic review was to identify and examine the 21st century literature on stress-related outcomes of downsizing. Our objective was to answer the research question: What are the stress-related outcomes of downsizing in the workplace? A transparent method of identifying literatu...
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A moderated mediation model was developed to explain the variation in the amount of time volunteers dedicate to their chosen voluntary cause. Data from 534 volunteers of an international aid and development agency in the United Kingdom revealed a positive relationship between prosocial values and ti...
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This study presents a framework for understanding the processes through which volunteers’ perception of relational job design influences their turnover intentions and time spent volunteering. Data sourced from an international aid and development agency in the United Kingdom (n = 534 volunteers) s...
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Being new to grounded theory the onus to understand the methodology and the various versions can be daunting. Learning and understanding the differences between grounded theories methodologies can be as much a learning of one’s own research philosophy and this philosophy is often the deciding fac...
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Globally, the aquaculture segment continues to be the fastest growing food-fish producing segment and for India, the second largest food-fish producing country, it was forecasted that the segment would grow at an average annual growth rate of approximately 7.0% to reach a total production target of ...
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Candidate perceptions of test fairness have significant consequences for organizations. However, little attention has been directed toward interventions that may promote favorable reactions, despite recognition that the identification of such management practices is important. The current study inve...
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This thesis draws upon the broad range of research conducted on corporate governance and culture and narrows the focus to cultural dimensions for board governance. The aims of the research were to analyse: the influence of culture on the creation of value-added boards, the role of the chairpers...
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With discussion of the boardroom culture appearing almost daily within the media coverage of corporations it is important to look at the status of culture research and how it has been utilized within the board structure. This paper completes a review of historical culture research and how it can be ...
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Indian aquaculture segment has become a growth engine for the agriculture sector and is postulated to be one of the key sources of food-protein supporting the growing Indian population. Significant potential for new fish vaccine business was demonstrated previously using market and sales potentia...
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Drawing from narrative theory, reflexive inquiry, and critical pedagogy, the intent of this article is to position narrative as perspective and process that, together, help construct theoretically new ways of conceptualizing and practising learning. My aim, then, is to present narrative as a methodo...